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Church of Saint Margaret, Hawerby cum Beesby

Description: Church of Saint Margaret

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 4 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 164391

OS Grid Reference: TF2608297596
OS Grid Coordinates: 526082, 397596
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4600, -0.1024

Location: Beesby, North East Lincolnshire DN36 5PX

Locality: Hawerby cum Beesby
County: North East Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: DN36 5PX

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Listing Text


(west side, off)
Church of Saint Margaret

Parish church, made redundant 1978. C12 - C13, with later demolition of
south aisle. Restorations of 1846. Ironstone and chalk rubble and squared
blocks with limestone ashlar dressings. Some brick patching to north side.
Welsh slate roof. 3-bay nave with west bellcote and single-bay chancel.
Nave: buttresses to west. Blocked pointed arches and single plain moulded
capital of former arcade are visible in south wall, with re-set pointed
chamfered south door and lancet, and much-restored pointed 2-light window
with Y-tracery. Single lancet and restored 2-light Y-traceried window to
north. Bellcote has quoins, twin round-headed arches and coped gable.
Chancel: small round-headed lancet and much restored 3-light east window
with original hoodmould and C19 - C20 intersecting tracery. Interior:
chancel has pointed double piscina to east wall; much worn C13 ashlar grave
slab with cross in relief, re-set in sanctuary floor; inscribed brass wall
tablet to Elizabeth Humfray of 1637 re-set in C19 columned ashlar surround;
restored cylindrical Norman font with carved band of saltire crosses.
N Pevsner and J Harris, The Buildings of England: Lincolnshire, 1978, 270-1.

Listing NGR: TF2608297596

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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